• Folliculitis is an inflammatory reaction in the skin around the roots of hairs (the follicles) and it gives the appearance of little red marks and pimples surrounding the follicles. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • The main symptoms of folliculitis are the appearance of small swellings on the skin, which look rather like pimples. (news-medical.net)
  • Folliculitis usually appears as small, white-headed pimples around one or more hair follicles - the tiny pockets from which each individual hair grows. (dreddyclinic.com)
  • i think i had "folliculitis" on my things ever since i was in high school at least (30 yrs ago) and when i had health probs about 8 months ago and had to change my diet and eliminated gluten, grains, legumes, dairy and nightshades these pimples or folliculitis went away. (curezone.com)
  • Folliculitis usually looks like red pimples with a hair in the center of each one. (lmh.org)
  • If you'd rather try to kick your case of folliculitis on your own, keep reading to learn some effective home remedies. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Yes, a man's routine daily shave can lead to a bad case of folliculitis, especially if he isn't good about changing his razor blade very often. (cosmeticscop.com)
  • You might not have heard of it, but chances are you've experienced a mild case of folliculitis at some point in your life. (glamourmagazine.co.uk)
  • A less-invasive treatment for folliculitis is placing a warm compress made with saltwater or Burow's solution on the impacted area, explains WebMD. (reference.com)
  • Consult your doctor or dermatologist about treatment for folliculitis. (livestrong.com)
  • Any way, When the issue started to bother me, becuase i thought I had Herpes I went to the Doctor and she told me it wasn't herpes and that i just had Folliculitis. (medhelp.org)
  • herpes or folliculitis? (healthboards.com)
  • This leads many patients with moderate to severe folliculitis to fear that they in fact have genital herpes infections because of the visible and prodromal similarities. (infobarrel.com)
  • Folliculitis can also cause intense sharp and shooting nerve pain just like a genital herpes outbreak, leading to further confusion as to the true nature of the infection. (infobarrel.com)
  • This alone can result in a folliculitis outbreak that will mimic the appearance and feeling of a genital herpes infection. (infobarrel.com)
  • Does folliculitis resemble herpes? (healthtap.com)
  • A dermatologist can perform the tests needed to determine the underlying cause, but such research typically is reserved for cases when folliculitis doesn't go away on its own or doesn't respond to any of the treatments we discuss in this article. (cosmeticscop.com)
  • Hi eri, Folliculitis and keratosis pilaris both are different diseases and can be easily diagnose by any dermatologist . (healthcaremagic.com)
  • The type of inflammatory cells varies depending on the etiology of the folliculitis and/or the stage at which the biopsy specimen was obtained. (medscape.com)
  • Because of its anti-inflammatory nature, it helps reduce swelling, itching and pain of folliculitis. (earthclinic.com)
  • Turmeric is an effective natural remedy for folliculitis. (earthclinic.com)
  • Colloidal silver can be used as a natural remedy for folliculitis. (earthclinic.com)